Dry skulls Orthopantomography (OPG) is a technique frequently used in scientific research or in forensic investigations. It is stated that the use of dental methods is more reliable tool, when other identification methods fail. The human dentition and its features can give the forensic team a large number of similarities that can prove, by direct comparison with that body once examined. This is the baseline for dental identification. In these situations, the antemortem (AM) radio-logic data presented will determine the radiological exams to be conducted. Since the quality of the AM radio-graphs presented cannot be controlled, one must try to produce similar images with the best quality as possible. As a result of better hygiene habits, water fluoridation, advances on Dentistry preventive practices to common man led to the decrease on the number of restorations, especially among the younger individuals. This fresh and real concept has a major impact on dental identification as the number of AM data available can be supposedly reduced due to less dental treatments executed. A journal is a scientific paper published periodically, which intends to further progress and reporting new research in that specific field. Most journals are highly specialized, although some of the oldest journals publish articles, reviews, editorials, short communications, letters, and scientific papers across a diversified range of scientific fields. Journals contain articles that are peer reviewed, in an attempt to ensure that articles meet the journal's standards of quality and scientific validity. Each such journal article becomes a part of the permanent scientific record.
Last date updated on June, 2014